Ruegger is the personable new intelligent design “explainer” whose videos take an approach similar to Khan Academy’s, but better.
For those wedded to an evolutionary interpretation of life’s history, the fossil and genetic evidence leave the origin of arthropods a major mystery.
That the same fossils can be attributed to at least six different phyla of marine invertebrates as well as terrestrial fungi really should give reason to pause.
Last but not least, there is this gem: In 1986 strange mushroom-shaped deep-sea animals were collected offshore South Australia.
The new fossils stem from a layer in the Nama Group of Namibia, just below an ash bed that could be radiometrically dated to 547.32 ± 0.65 million years.